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Can You Measure The Quality Of A School By Its Grade?

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Florida Admits A Flawed School Grading System How do you know if a particular school is right for your children?  In the past, parents would consider the grade of a particular school as a strong indicator of the quality of the education for their children.  But, this past Tuesday, the State of Florida admitted that it's public school grading system are no longer an accurate assessment to how well or poorly a school performs. The Sun-Sentinel reported in their article entitled, State...... Read More

All Parkland Schools Again Awarded A-Rating

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Home Values And Desirability Increase As Parkland Continues A-Rating For Schools I was quoted in today's Sun-Sentinel article entitled, School grades can have impact on local economies.    School grades have a significant impact on the desirability, particularly to buyers in highly-rated Parkland and Coral Springs, Florida.   Your children can receive a great education without having to pay the exorbitant private school costs. Experts also profess that the annual school ratings and graduation rates have a significant impact on local economies.  When working...... Read More

Parkland Florida Schools Voted Among Best In Nation

Forbes Magazine Report Shows Parkland Florida Schools As Among Best In the Nation The annual review recently released by Forbes Magazine shows how the City of Parkland was voted eighth overall where a homeowner's housing dollars went the furthest for local education.  Parkland also received the highest accolade in the category of homes costing between $400,000 to $599,999. Forbes review was conducted with the help of GreatSchools, which analyzed 17,589 towns and cities across the country that administered standardized tests and the...... Read More

Hooray For Parkland and Broward Real Estate Home Sale Increases

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March Home Sales and Prices Increase March, 2010 was a hot local real estate market, as prices saw two consecutive month increases!  But, does this mean that the real estate market is turning around?  Have we reached the bottom?  According to the Florida Realtor Association,  existing homes sales for last month was 1,169, which was up 8 percent from this time last year. Yesterday's Sun-Sentinel article: Broward home sales, prices rise in March showed how many real estate companies are claiming that...... Read More